Parolee Arrested, Contraband Seized – On Sunday 04/12/2015 at 8:58 p.m., an Aransas Pass Patrol Officer made a traffic stop on a 2003 Dodge Durango in the 1100 block of S. Saunders. The driver, Billy Peacock, failed to signal his turn at an intersection.
While speaking with Peacock, the officer observed several long rifles in the rear passenger area and learned that Peacock was a convicted felon. The officer had Peacock step out of the vehicle and searched him.
The officer then searched Peacock’s vehicle and recovered the following contraband .9oz of marijuana, 22.3g of crystal methamphetamine, 2 Xanax pills, 7 rifles, and 2 pistols. Officers also recovered several other items, which may be stolen.
Peacock was booked for felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance PG 1 (4g<200g), and possession of marijuana (<2oz). Aransas Pass Police plan to file seizure affidavits on Peacock's 2003 Dodge Durango and cash amounting to just over $1000.00.
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